GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings

Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005


While landscape designer Julie Farris routinely passed an empty lot at the corner of Columbia and Sackett streets on her way to work, an idea was born: "Temporary Landscape: A Pasture for an Urban Space." Comment


For its final event of the season, Celebrate Brooklyn will screen the classic 1932 flick "Tarzan The Ape Man" on Sunday. The film will be accompanied by savvy electronic music producer Mocean Worker (pictured) performing the world premiere of his new score. Comment


Despite his proclivity for "pic-a-nic baskets" it’s unlikely Yogi Bear would have been lucky enough to pilfer the gourmet goods you’ll find in an Applewood picnic box. Comment


There couldn’t be a better time of year to read Lisa Selin Davis’ debut novel, set in the upstate summer resort town of Saratoga Springs, than the lazy days of August. Comment


In June, Brooklyn Fish Camp, a spin-off of the wildly popular Mary’s Fish Camp in the West Village, opened its doors on Fifth Avenue, and it’s been packed to the gills ever since. Comment


For Park Sloper Richard Chalfin, it was only a matter of time before he joined in the family tradition and became a dealer - a rare book dealer. Comment


Looking at Frank Turnitza, the clean-shaven, balding owner of Bar BQ in Sunset Park, it’s easy to imagine him wearing a suit and holding a brief case, a look he sported in his first career, as a Wall Street broker. But as he turns to speak to the bartender, I notice a skinny braid in his hair that reaches his belt. Comment

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: